Steven Wesselingh


  • North Terrace

    5000 Adelaide

  • 8845 Citations
  • 49 h-Index
1988 …2019
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Professor Steve Wesselingh is SAHMRI’s inaugural Executive Director. For the last four years he has been Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University, one of Australia’s leading health Faculties. Prior to taking up the Deanship, he was Director of the Burnet Institute, an independent medical research institute that specialises in infectious diseases, immunology and public health.

His undergraduate and doctoral training was at Flinders University and Medical Centre and his post-doctoral training was completed at Johns Hopkins Medicine in the United States.

Professor Wesselingh is an Infectious Diseases Physician with research interests in Neurovirology, HIV and vaccine development. He has consistently worked towards the integration of high quality medical research with health-care delivery, leading to improved health outcomes for Australia and the poorly resourced countries of the region.

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Research Output 1988 2019

Bacterial viability in faecal transplants: Which bacteria survive?

Papanicolas, L. E., Choo, J., Wang, Y., Leong, L. E. X., Costello, S. P., Gordon, D. L., Wesselingh, S. & Rogers, G., 1 Mar 2019, In : EBioMedicine. 41, p. 509-516 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inclusivity and equity in human microbiome research

Rogers, G., Ward, J., Brown, A. & Wesselingh, S., 23 Feb 2019, In : The Lancet. 393, 10173, p. 728-729 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Antibiotic stewardship in aged care facilities

Rogers, G., Papanicolas, L. E. & Wesselingh, S., 1 Oct 2018, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 18, 10, p. 1061-1063 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Burkholderia lata infections from intrinsically contaminated chlorhexidine Mouthwash, Australia, 2016

Leong, L. E. X., Lagana, D., Carter, G. P., Wang, Q., Smith, K., Stinear, T. P., Shaw, D., Sintchenko, V., Wesselingh, S., Bastian, I. & Rogers, G. B., 1 Nov 2018, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 24, 11, p. 2109-2111 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Early-life antibiotic-driven dysbiosis leads to dysregulated vaccine immune responses in mice

Lynn, M., Tumes, D., Choo, J., Sribnaia, A., Blake, S., Leong, L., Young, G., Marshall, H., Wesselingh, S., Rogers, G. & Lynn, D., 2018, In : Cell Host & Microbe . 23, p. 1-8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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